Three Months Raw
I will be three months raw tomorrow, thirteen weeks today, and today is my 51st birthday. The changes in my life have been profound, though my appearance hasn't changed enough to get much attention. No-one at work or church has noticed my weight loss yet, but my family, especially my husband, has noticed the changes in my health and energy level.
Weight Loss: 27 Pounds
Inches Loss: 32.75 (this is the T-Tapp measurement system, where you take 14 different measurements). Four inches off my waist, three off my hips, down two pants sizes, from 20-16. Yaya!
Migraines not totally gone but reduced a great deal.
PMS greatly reduced.
Heartburn totally gone.
Blood sugar has dropped from an average of 140 to an average of 105. I am no longer prediabetic!
Blood pressure in the low normal range.
I have fibromylagia and feel that just this past month I have finally turned the corner on my energy level. It took awhile but I feel that, while I don't yet have MORE energy than most other people, I finally have as much energy as the average woman my age. What a great feeling! My muscle pain on the average day is also better.
I have attached some face shots. I don't have anyone around right now to do the full body shots. I will do them when my daughter gets back from her volleyball tournament later this weekend. May or may NOT post them, lol. But I do think my increased joy comes through in the picture, if not a lot of physical changes. The first picture was taken in April on a cruise with my beautiful (and also raw) 18yo daughter. The second was taken today with my webcam.
53yo mom to six homeschooled children, part time nurse, living in beautiful Montana.
Getting back on the wagon after being off raw for over a year.
Your people dont notice the difference???? I guess we rawkers know what to look for, although it is obvious!!! Woweeeeee good for you.
Hey on the migraines.....I took Feverfew herb at the outset of migraine or even preventative and never have another.
Congrats on three months raw. It sounds like you are doing wonderful.
Wishing you success on your RAWNESS journey.
"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. "
VERY cool!!!!!!! Way to go! Keep it up!!!!!!!!!!!!
I can see the GLOW! You look splendid, thanks so much for sharing. Keep up the raw work :)
I am stunned no one notices 27 pounds and 32 inches. Holy smokes, that's awesome. You are an inspiration to me.
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Isn't it funny that you can lose 27lbs and all those inches, have a beautiful, glowing face and so few notice!
Make me think that people are very busy or very distracted.
Watch out though, even the most self absorbed ones will notice after a few more pounds.
How can anyone not notice a difference? You look great!!!!!!!
SW: 277 9/29/09
CW: 270 10/7/09
how can ANYONE not see the difference? it's soooooooo obvious!!!
congrats... keep it up... it's workin' for ya!
Wow! HUGE difference! You are ageing in reverse! The whole shape of your face has TOTALLY changed. GREAT JOB!
SW - 176
CW - 155
GW - First Goal 140
Uhm, they seriously need glasses! YOU LOOK GREAT!!
Originally Posted by katchmoleen
Sometimes people don't notice but to me the change is SOOOO clear. Your face looks so much thinner and you are just radiant!!! You look beautiful!! What an amazing birthday gift to yourself!!!! Can't wait to follow your journey!!
Well, I noticed a huge change right off - no more sunglasses... grin
I know, I am being silly.. Only because you look leaner, happier and so much clearer.. How could they not notice?? Has to be because they are too busy and self involved right now.. Because it is obvious! Bravo!
How very lovely a transformation you have preformed (or raw food has!) Way to go and I would think the others are too jeolous to make mention of your weight loss because it is as plain as the nose on your slender glowing face!
CONGRATULATIONS, you are RAWmazing. Keep up the GOOD work.
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